Rockwall ESC Board discusses countywide ambulance services contract, EMS contract extension

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 29, 2016) The Rockwall Emergency Services Corporation (ESC) and Ambulance Services Board convened yesterday, Sept. 28, to discuss a “Request For Proposal” document to solicit bids for a countywide ambulance services contract, as well as a proposed contract extension with Medic Rescue Inc., also known as Rockwall County Emergency Medical Services […]

Rockwall-Heath High School Senior Varsity Cheerleader of the Week: Jeanette Fullington

Rockwall-Heath High School Senior Varsity Cheerleader of the Week: Jeanette Fullington

(HEATH, TX — Sept. 29, 2016) Jeanette is a senior at Rockwall-Heath High School. Her family includes her parents Paul and Sharon Fullington and her twin brother, Nick. She started cheer in her junior year after a year of competitive cheer with United Elite. She was nominated for NCA All-American Cheerleader her junior year. She […]

Rockwall High School Symphony Orchestra named winner in national contest

Rockwall High School Symphony Orchestra named winner in national contest

(ROCKWALL, TX — Sept. 27, 2016) On September 15th, the Rockwall High School Symphony Orchestra was named a Commended Winner in the 2016 Mark of Excellence/National Orchestra Honors Project. The group was made up of more than seventy of the top players from the Rockwall HS Orchestra and Rockwall HS Band, and they performed together […]

Baylor, Scott & White – Lake Pointe to hold Annual In the Pink Luncheon Oct. 6

Baylor, Scott & White – Lake Pointe to hold Annual In the Pink Luncheon Oct. 6

(ROCKWALL, TX — Sept. 9, 2016) The 7th Annual In The Pink Luncheon will be held on Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront (2055 Summer Lee Drive in Rockwall) from 12 pm to 1:30 pm. This annual event is highly anticipated and includes lunch, a panel discussion and door prizes. This year’s event is sure […]

First Presbyterian to host Blessing of the Animals Oct. 2

First Presbyterian to host Blessing of the Animals Oct. 2

(ROCKWALL, TX — Sept. 13, 2016) First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall, located at 602 White Hills Drive, will hold the Blessing of the Animals on the front lawn of the church, Sunday, Oct. 2, from 2-3:30 p.m. All types of animals are invited!  In past years, Pastor Cheryl Taylor has blessed dogs, cats, chickens and […]

Rockwall County students selected for Rep. Ratcliffe’s Congressional Student Leadership Program

Rockwall County students selected for Rep. Ratcliffe’s Congressional Student Leadership Program

(ROCKWALL, TX — Sept. 22, 2016) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) selected 18 students from Rockwall County to participate in his newly launched Congressional Student Leadership Program (CSLP). The students join 86 total high schoolers from across the 18 counties in Texas’ 4th District who are participating in the CSLP for the 2016-2017 school year. The […]

Rockwall-Heath Hawks Senior Varsity Cheerleader of the Week: Payton Shelton

Rockwall-Heath Hawks Senior Varsity Cheerleader of the Week: Payton Shelton

(HEATH, TX — Sept. 19, 2016) Payton is the daughter of Jeff Shelton and Brandi and Rick Ford, and  has been selected as the Head Cheerleader for the 2016-2017 cheer team. She is a 2016 All State Cheerleader as well as NCA All-American cheerleader with two additional nominations. She has also received the Chevron reward for academic achievement 3 […]

Royse City ISD earns multiple Distinction Awards from TEA

Royse City ISD earns multiple Distinction Awards from TEA

(ROYSE CITY, TX — Sept. 16, 2016) All Royse City ISD campuses received a rating of Met Standard by TEA based on student achievement on the most recent state assessments and in doing so, campuses become eligible to earn designation distinctions in seven possible areas. Royse City ISD is pleased to announce that 10 designation […]

Royse City ISD receives highest accountability rating on STAAR exams

Royse City ISD receives highest accountability rating on STAAR exams

(ROYSE CITY, TX  — Sept. 8, 2016) Each Royse City ISD campus received a “met standard” rating on the most recent administration of the state accountability exams. That is the highest rating issued by the state. Royse City ISD is pleased to announce that student averages exceed the state in nearly every subject area tested. […]

Black Star Sport Horses announces fall events

Black Star Sport Horses announces fall events

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 7, 2016) Premier dressage training, show, and sales facility Black Star Sport Horses has announced the schedule for the 2016 Fall Series and a few special events: two international breed judging event and the beloved Tejas Carriage Association Trials in November. The Fall Series of schooling shows allow horse-lovers to enjoy […]